Tag: Middletown

VanZandt and Milmore Return to the Shore

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen The successful two-person TV/ stage/film writing team of Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore has morphed into a threesome. Wait! Before you think that’s a bit risqué...

November 14, 2016 | comments

Development and Power Lines Concern Middletown Candidates

By Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN–With a full slate of opponents this year, the incumbent Republicans in Middletown Township, Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger and Committeeman Kevin Settembrino, look to stay on the course...

November 7, 2016 | comments

Devoted Mother and Catholic, Rose DiPiero

Rosera S. DiPiero, 70, passed away on Saturday, October 29 at New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York City. Faith, family and tradition were some of the hallmarks of Rose’s life....

November 3, 2016 | comments

Middletown North Senior Wins $20,000 Scholarship

  By Elizabeth Wulfhorst MIDDLETOW­N–Sydney Closs hasn’t decided where she will attend college next fall, but thanks to the Samsung American Legion Scholarship, she has $20,000 to help pay for...

November 1, 2016 | comments

Brookdale Intern Not Afraid To Get Her Hands Dirty

By Keith Heumiller For second-year Brookdale Community College student Elizabeth Kruse, college is already starting to pay off. The 19-year-old Automotive Technology major is currently enrolled in the college’s GM-ASEP...

November 1, 2016 | comments

A New Vision For Port Belford

By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – The Township Committee is looking to rejuvenate Port Belford, specifically around the Belford Seafood Cooperative Association commercial fishing port and NY Waterway ferry terminal. The...

October 31, 2016 | comments

Kyrillos Announces He Will Not Seek Another Term

By John Burton One of the most stalwart Republican forces in the state Legislature, Middletown’s Joseph Kyrillos, announced on Tuesday, he would not seek another term in the Senate. “It...

October 31, 2016 | comments

Oceanic Bridge: Repair or Replace? Public Invited to Weigh In

By Joseph Sapia The Oceanic Bridge over the Navesink River is in “critical condition,” an engineering diagnosis that means Monmouth County must either rehabilitate or replace the Rumson and Middletown...

October 31, 2016 | comments

Kyrillos Announces Decision Not to Seek Re-election To NJ State Senate

MIDDLETOWN, NJ –After 28 years in the state Legislature serving Monmouth County and the state of New Jersey, state Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-13) announced Tuesday that he will not seek re-election...

October 25, 2016 | comments

Oceanic Bridge Information Sessions Oct. 25

Public officials are inviting members of the community to give input on what, if anything, should be done about the aging Oceanic Bridge (S-31), connecting Locust Point Road in Middletown with...

October 25, 2016 | comments

Restaurant Review: Stamna Greek Taverna

  The kitchen is always open at Stamna Taverna, a recently opened Greek restaurant in Lincroft. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and even provide takeout and catering as well....

October 18, 2016 | comments

Ship Aurora: A Treasure For Sandy Hook Wreck Divers

By Jay Cook HIGHLANDS – That old saying “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” for the most part, rings true. Yet for three local scuba divers, that adage could...

October 10, 2016 | comments

Towns Seek Open Space Grant Funds For Public Projects

  By Joseph Sapia Twenty-three municipalities are competing for funds through the 2016 Monmouth County Municipal Open Space Grant Program. The money can be used in a variety of ways,...

October 2, 2016 | comments

Black Lives Matter Rally Draws 300 To Lincroft

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – At the Black Lives Matter rally Sunday, some expressed their anger. Some gathered across the street and voiced their opposition. But the overall tone of...

October 2, 2016 | comments

Dynamic Trio Fuels Mater Dei’s Hot Start

By Jay Cook Curious about the recipe for a 3-0 start in the Shore Conference? Take a drive to Church Street in Middletown and watch the Mater Dei Seraphs go...

October 1, 2016 | comments

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